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Pharmacy Section Manager

Company Name: Fred Meyer
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Manage and maximize the financial performance of the pharmacy department. Prepare and dispense prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals for patient care according to professional standards, state and federal law requirements. Demonstrate the Company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of self and others.

Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
  • Perform duties of Staff Pharmacist
  • Maintain compliance with corporate policies/divisional standards including signing, conditioning, stockroom, fixtures usage and maintenance, labor agreements, quality ordering functions, shrink control, shipping/receiving, salvage, freight receiving/stocking procedures
  • Plan store events
  • Manage/execute planograms and department merchandising
  • Audit file maintenance exceptions
  • Promote and follow Company initiatives
  • Interview/hire new personnel; write schedule
  • Maintain adherence to state Board of Pharmacy and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) rules/regulations and Fred Meyer/Kroger policies/procedures
  • Sell products/perform cashier functions
  • Monitor overstock/understock conditions
  • Audit the department supply orders and the E-40 system
  • Review financial reports and sales; review on-line sales bulletin
  • Respond to verbal/written customer comments/complaints/requests
  • Verify daily/weekly time and attendance functions for completion
  • Complete customer/associate accident report forms
  • Verify salvage and MedTurn return procedures are followed
  • Verify the work of the Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Assistants, including accuracy of all prescriptions filled
  • Administer immunizations as allowed by the state boards of pharmacy
  • All store management work with associates to manage all common associate areas (i.e. break rooms and training areas) to make sure they are inviting in appearance and reflect "Our People Are Great"
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Licensed Pharmacist holding a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) degree or BS degree in Pharmacy (BPharm) plus a minimum of one year Fred Meyer experience, two-three years related retail experience; or combination of relevant education and experience
  • Minimum 21 years of age per Pharmacy regulations
  • Ability to pass drug test
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work weekends on a regular basis
  • Ability to travel independently on an occasional basis
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
  • Familiarity with industry/technical terms/processes
  • Valid CPR/first aid certification
  • Valid Bloodborne Pathogens training
  • Hepatitis B vaccination documentation
  • Valid State Board of Pharmacy license from state of employment
  • APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certification or equivalent

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • One year pharmacy experience


Education Level: Pharmacy Degree (BS-Pharmacy/PharmD) Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: Pharmacy Board License; Driver's License
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

Regions: West


Jobs at Fred Meyer: Based in Portland, Oregon with over 130 stores throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Alaska, Fred Meyer offers one-stop shopping with store employment opportunities in apparel, home, food, pharmacy and home electronics as well as opportunities in our division office in merchandise and product development, store operations, customer communications, public affairs, food and pharmacy.  We are always searching for individuals who share our passion for service, leadership, honesty and diversity. Whether you like working with people, numbers or ideas, you can find a home at Fred Meyer. And with stores and offices across the Pacific Northwest, we have opportunities for talented individuals if you prefer to be closer to the mountains, ocean, or city.


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  WA || East Wenatchee || 11 Grant Rd || 98802 || Fred Meyer || None || Pharmacy || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || Pharmacy Board License; Driver's License 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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